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The Pump Room

Ashley Page (2005)

When Ashley Page unleashed this highly charged work for two couples, critics and audiences were unanimous in their praise. Set to a dynamic Nine Inch Nails remix by the celebrated master of electronica Aphex Twin and building to a stunning climax, this edgy and stylish work pulsates from the moment the curtain is raised and doesn’t pause for breath. 

Credits

Choreography: Ashley Page
Music: Nine Inch Nails / Aphex Twin 

What the press said

"Sensual, dark work for two couples, it typified Scottish Ballet's new direction - one woman in pointe shoes, the other in modern pumps"
The Scotsman

"A headlong rush of velvety, virtuoso modern dance"
Sunday Herald

Performances

Autumn Season 2006

His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 October 2006  
Tramway, Glasgow
Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 October 2006

Autumn Season 2005

(performed with Balanchine's Rubies and Apollo and Page's 32 Cryptograms and Walking in the Heat)

Edinburgh Festival Theatre
1 - 3 September 2005  
His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
8 - 10 September 2005 
The Regent Theatre, Stoke
14 - 17 September  

Merchant City Festival 2005

(performed with Page's Acrid Avid Jam and Walking in the Heat)

Merchant Square, Glasgow
22 September 2005

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